Books tagged: noir

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Dirty: A Hardboiled Nightmare
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013 by Twice Told Tales II. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Sy Mooney is not a cop, anymore. He does dirty work for cash. His latest job: find the hooker blackmailing a rich maniac. With the odds stacked against him, Sy will need every weapon in his arsenal to get out of this with his carcass intact. Thrill master C. C. Blake spins a brutal yarn about bad guys and badder ones. Echoing Raymond Chandler and James Ellroy, "Dirty" is a hardboiled nightmare.
Bad Times in Dragon City
Series: Shotguns & Sorcery, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,160. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
If It Wasn’t for Bad Times… Ex-adventurer Max Gibson wouldn’t have any times at all. Saddled with babysitting the heir to the Dragon Empire, a deadly dragonet with a mind all its own, Max wishes he could hunker down in his bar and shut out the rest of Dragon City, but it seems everyone wants a piece of him. Bad Times in Dragon City is the second novel in the Shotguns & Sorcery setting.
Benny Kauff Baseball Phenom And Outcast
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Benjamin Michael Kauff was a controversial major league centerfielder. He was only 5'8" but possessed tremendous hitting power, especially to right field in the old New York Polo Grounds. Heralded as the "Ty Cobb of the Federal League", he signed with the NY Giants in 1916.. Benny's career ended prematurely in 1920, after he was banished from baseball by Commissioner Kennesaw Mountain Landis.
Shooters Unidentified
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,940. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Shooters Unidentified is a collection of short stories, poetry and photographs about the darker side of life in the metropolitan Chicago area. Featuring the exploits of Len Staywicki, Rocco Dannon and Wladyslaw "Woody" Brouszko, the stories exhibit a free-wheeling approach to life, the law and the shady characters our heroes seem to meet at every turn in the Windy City.
Kisses Leave No Fingerprints
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,220. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Willie Halliday, the private eye with Buddhist beliefs, is on holiday when the peace is shattered by a chance meeting with a long legged, redhead. It isn't long before he's involved in a case that leads to murder via a West End advertising agency, and a seedy hotel in Paddington. Willie needs all his wits about him, and the help of Phoebe, his Amazonian secretary, to come out of it alive!
Death Comes Unexpectedly
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,930. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Willie Halliday finds himself working for a steward of the Jockey Club on a case involving blackmail, murder and an extreme political party run by a psychopath. As usual Willie’s not short of lovely women, including Pandora Drummond, a writer of romantic fiction. Phoebe, Willie’s Amazonian secretary who used to box for Roedean, is not amused when her boss comes under the writer’s spell.
Joi Lansing Singer, TV Actress And B-Movie Icon
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Joi Lansing died an untimely death in 1972. She was a multi-talented performer signed by MGM in the 1940s. Her curvy figure and facial beauty proved to be hindrances. They restricted her to playing "dumb blondes". Despite the stereotypes she was in steady demand as a singer, nightclub performer, as well as a stage, TV, and movie actress. My E-book focuses on her immense versatility and creativity.
Street Crimes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,240. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
STREET CRIMES - Bronze Medal Winner Global Ebook Awards H. L. LeRoy offers this collection of short stories that are “...sometimes funny, sometimes disconcerting, sometimes plain terrifying. Perfect if you like action-packed suspense.”
Vessel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 208,840. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Ray Marlowe is an undercover surveillance agent searching for terrorists aboard a deep space passenger starship, who finds himself embroiled in a bizarre murder investigation with disturbing links to his past and even more disturbing ties to one of the powerful corporate families in human space. Hard boiled pseudo-Lovecraftian space noir with squishy (and doomed, of course) romantic bits.
Whom the Gods Destroy
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 85,620. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by BWM Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Alma Gane moves in with her daughter Edna, son-in-law Jack and grand-daughter Betty, Edna realises it is more than just space her mother has taken from their home. Shifting from the past to the present, the filial thread interweaves the events of this multigenerational family into a menacing pattern of unease.